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Posted May 15, 2018.

Our dentists, Dr. Ami Desai and Dr. Wayne Trowell, proudly offer dental implants at Family Dentistry and Orthodontics to help patients reach their optimal oral health. If you have one or more missing teeth, they encourage you to replace them with these beneficial restorations. All you need to do is schedule an appointment to see if they’re right for you! To help you know a little more about dental implants, our dentist is happy to explain dental implant benefits here: Read More

Posted April 20, 2018.

Good dental hygiene is imperative, particularly if you are wearing braces. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth as you should, Dr. Ami Desai and our team are happy to over instruction and advice. Read More

Posted April 5, 2018.

We would all love to prevent cavities, but this can be easier said than done. Maybe you don’t know where to start when maintaining your dental health. Dr. Ami Desai and our team are happy to offer some general guidelines. Read More

Posted March 26, 2018.

Not everyone has perfect teeth. We can develop misalignments in our jaw, such as an overbite, especially when we are younger. To help you understand overbites better, we can briefly describe what some of the causes are. Read More

Posted March 7, 2018.

Do you occasionally have small white or yellow bumps that may have a red border in your mouth? If so, they could be canker sores. Possibly one of the most common infirmity in the dental health community, affecting about one in five people, but the exact cause of canker sores is currently unknown. Read More

Posted February 22, 2018.

It will feel like dental freedom when you feel the smooth surface of your teeth after finally getting your braces off. The best part is that this satisfying sensation will last for a while. Be careful, though, as you may want to swear off all dental appliances to maintain the newly acquired, polished feel of a brace-less smile. Read More

Posted February 13, 2018.

If you’re curious to know why our dentists, Dr. Ami Desai and Dr. Wayne Trowell, strongly recommends keeping up with oral hygiene, then our dental team is more than happy to help you. The more you know about the importance of oral hygiene, the better chance you’ll make it a top priority. Oral hygiene is very important. It’s important because: Read More

Posted January 31, 2018.

Do you want an effective brushing routine? If so, our dentist, Dr. Ami Desai, is more than happy to help you! It’s best to have a brushing routine that thoroughly and effectively cleans the smile. Fortunately, there are things you can do to have the best brushing routine possible, and he is happy to tell you all about them. Those things are: Read More

Posted January 28, 2018.

Everyone wants a nicer smile. Even at a very young age, we as human beings develop a passion for beautiful teeth. Not only can it help improve social relationships, but a beautiful smile can also boost your self-esteem and provide a more positive self-image. Better smiles have even been proven to be critically important in professional settings as well. Read More

Posted December 27, 2017.

Orthodontic treatment is a great way to achieve the smile of your dreams. Fortunately, there are many different types of treatments available to help you reach the appearance and oral health you need and want. One option is lingual braces. Our dentist, Dr. Ami Desai, is happy to help you know a little more about the treatment so you can find out if it’s right for you. Read More

Posted December 22, 2017.

If you wish to keep your smile safe this holiday season from the dramatic effects of halitosis, it is important to use mouthwash after eating. However, mouthwash often temporarily only masks bad breath and isn’t always fully effective for treating it. This is because there are numerous causes of halitosis, some of which don’t even arise in your mouth. Read More

Posted November 30, 2017.

It’s best to avoid tooth decay before it affects your oral health and causes adverse health conditions such as tooth loss and gum dis ease. Cavities continue to grow without treatment and spreading across the tooth. Dental sealants may provide the protection your teeth need to avoid the development of tooth decay. Read More

Posted November 9, 2017.

If you have crooked or misaligned pearly whites, your dentist or orthodontist can help you with orthodontics. After looking over your dental history, administering a dental examination and taking special dimension measurements of your chompers, Dr. Ami Desai will recommend which orthodontic or dental process is the best for you. Read More

Posted October 25, 2017.

Losing a teeth an untreated cavity, or a required extraction can be a traumatic experience. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth it could alter your appearance as well as the clarity of your speech. Even if you try to live with decreased oral function, the void in your mouth could eventually cause orthodontic complications with the neighboring teeth. Read More

Posted October 16, 2017.

You and your braces are going to be together for a while. You might not describe it as a meaningful relationship, but your braces will be around for many months, and perhaps even for a year or so. Be that as it may, eventually, the day will come when it will be time to take them off. At that point, you will be at an important milestone: the transition from braces to a retainer. Read More

Posted September 30, 2017.

Flossing is as important as brushing when it comes to your oral health. Without flossing between teeth and around the gumline, gingivitis and cavities can creep into your smile. Flossing protects your smile as it removes dental plaque and prevents it from building up between your pearly whites and around your gumline. Read More

Posted September 20, 2017.

You may have heard this before, but it’s worth repeating here: brushing is the most powerful way to strengthen your oral health and thwart the advance of dental erosion and sickness. For the best outcomes, it’s imperative to practice the greatest technique when brushing. Below are some pieces of advice to help make you an expert brusher: Read More

Posted August 14, 2017.

Do you often get extremely nervous or anxious when going to the dentist? Are you often afraid of any discomfort or pain you may encounter when having an oral health care procedure? If so, you suffer from what is known as dental anxiety. Guidelines regarding dental anxiety include the following: Read More

Posted August 11, 2017.

Good oral habits help to prevent cavities and tooth decay. This is why you do not want to falter in your daily oral habits–brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist for regular dental cleanings and exams. Your dentist can also detect problems while they are still small and easily treated. Today we would like to look at what happens if tooth decay is allowed to spread. Read More

Posted July 17, 2017.

Toothpaste is a handy tool that can help you clean your smile each day. However, that’s only the case if you select the right type of toothpaste for your smile. So, to help you choose the best paste on the store shelves, Dr. Ami Desai and our dental team would like to share a few toothpaste facts with you. Read More

Posted July 3, 2017.

You deserve a beautiful smile. Unfortunately, there are things in the world today that can discolor, chip, and even reshape your teeth. This is when cosmetic dental treatments come in handy. If you suffer an unattractive smile, Dr. Ami Desai and Dr. Wayne Trowell are thrilled to help you with our cosmetic dental treatments in Suwanee, Georgia. Read More

Posted July 3, 2017.

Here at Family Dentistry and Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. Read More